Couple found dead in Mahawa

The bodies of a couple were found in a house in Mahawa last night, the police media unit said today.

An investigation was launched following information received by the police that the stench of dead bodies were emanating from a house in Udugama, Mahawa.

When the police visited the house last night they found the doors and windows shut.

The police forced their way into the house and found the bodies of an 18 year old woman and a 21 year old man.

Investigations revealed that the married couple had taken the house on rent and were residents of Morogollla, Mahawa.

A Magisterial inquiry is to be conducted today.